Professor Stanley Krippner is an impossible man to pigeonhole. He's nearly impossible to encapsulate in a single cover story. Well, we did our best. But, we acknowledge, we've only scratched the surface of his life and work. On a milder note, we also left out a cartload of mind-blowing anecdotes. Kr ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. The Health Department is on a roll this week -- a steamroller, that is. On Wednesday we shared the news that the Mission soup stand that serves free bowls to the homeless, Soup to Nuts, was shut down. Now ... More >>
Twenty-two-year-old Nika Roza Danilova is not a goth -- at least that's what she told Q Magazine earlier this year. But you can see how people might be confused given the operatic vocals and dark, reverb-soaked synths in the music this Wisconsin native releases as Zola Jesus. Although her hau ... More >>
'I'm super. Thanks for asking.' Earlier in the summer, we wondered if the success of the movie G-Force would lead to a glut of guinea pigs overwhelming San Francisco Animal Care and Control once the novelty of pet ownership wore off. While it may seem only a foul dream, the talking guinea pig fil ... More >>
Tonight the San Francisco school board prepares to make a momentous decision on the final fate of JROTC in city schools -- in effect deciding whether the political agenda of the district will opt students out. So, it's worth noting that no less a bastion of liberal educational policy than The Chroni ... More >>
Against the odds, an Oakland theologian -- most famous as a critic of Pope Benedict XVI -- takes his inclusive notion of Christianity global
Advances in ultrarealistic simulation let soldiers experience the war in Iraq -- before they go
The writer, an anthropology and film teacher, balances scholarship with spice
Long Knives Drawn
Who has the right to write about the lord of the Ring's fictional tongues?
Buying Dolly the duplicated sheep has brought researchers at the Bay Area's Geron Corp. to the threshold of remarkable frontiers in transplants and cloning. Do we want to follow their lead?
The squalor and acrimony of the lives of a couple of hard-drinking retirees are dwarfed by the avarice that their celebrity has inspired in others